Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

A weeklong educational, social and cultural exchange programme between Dutch students, teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts has begun at Savelugu in the Northern Region of Ghana. Organized by Savana Signatures in collaboration with Edukans Foundation, a Dutch international organization is aimed to expose both Dutch students and teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts to cultural, educational and social setups of each nation.

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ICT Improving Low Quality of Education in Ghana

ICT Improving Low Quality of Education in Ghana

It is generally acknowledged that for Ghana to make any appreciable progress in its socio-economic and human resource development, substantial resources will need to be directed at improving educational policy and delivery. For instance, in 2011, 176,128 candidates, representing 46.93 per cent of the 375,280 candidates who sat for the 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) had admission to Senior High Schools (SHSs) and Technical Institutions (TIs) based on the computerized selection and placement processes….

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Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Savana Signatures is a youth-led, youth-centered and gender sensitive programming ICT for development (ICT4D) organization based in Ghana with the mission “To equip youth, women and vulnerable groups with ICT skills for personal and professional development through the innovative use of ICT” and a vision of “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT”. The organization over the years has lived and followed…

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Ghanaian Teachers Laud Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Ghanaian Teachers Laud Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Teachers whose capacities were built on facilitation skills under the My World and My Life (MWML) Project being implemented by Savana Signatures have lauded the programme for its quality content. MWML is a sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum which contained fourteen lessons and a number of interactive learning activities including games that make the learning of sexual and reproductive health lessons educative and interesting. The project offers contemporary sexuality education and focuses on developing…

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Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

The education system in Ghana since independence has gone through various reforms but these reforms have failed to integrate or make skill training for pupils an ultimate priority. In spite of these reforms, Ghana’s educational system still at large remains theoretical which does not create opportunities for pupils to be creative. There are substantial numbers of unemployed young people on the streets who have passed through one form of education or other in Ghana yet,…

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Technology for Maternal Health Project Gets International Recognition

Technology for Maternal Health Project Gets International Recognition

Savana Signatures’ Technology for Maternal Health project (T4MH) has been recognized and listed for discussion by Webster University Annual Human Rights Conference scheduled to take place in October 2015. Savana Signatures through its Technology for Maternal Health Project which is under a programme known as Mobile for Access (M4A) is listed among other organizations including Gates Foundation, Neonatal Network Support System, Women and Health Alliance International (WAHA), the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality…

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Ho Poly Junior High School Wins ICT Quiz Competition

Ho Poly Junior High School Wins ICT Quiz Competition

Ho Poly Junior High School (JHS) in the Volta Region has won this year’s Volta Regional Inter-schools Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Quiz competition held in Ho. Ho Poly JHS, represented by Ebenezer Afful, Isreal Ahua and Seyram Adadevoh scored a total of 31 points to beat nine (9) other schools in the Ho Municipality. The Regional Model School Complex represented by Lilian Adevor, Micheal Anumah and Mawulorm Amadotor came second with 28 points while…

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